Shopping Rendezvous (super long post)


I don’t know why I keep getting smses telling me here sale there sale? Can someone tell me ah? Do you also get these promotion smses? Ok ok..stupid question..don’t have to be a genius to guess the answer. I should be Laundryamah aka Shopperamah.

I thought after 31 August the shopping season has ended..but nope, obviously it hasn’t. There’s the Raya sale now…so now I have bought enough for Christmas & also the coming Chinese New Year…shoes included, of course for the kids only larrr…

Pumpkin Patch (unfortunately this is not a paid post!) was having special relocation sale at the Gardens. So after picking Kylie up from school then off we went to pick up Kieran from tuition. I packed his clothes in the morning and told him to shower in tuition class, well planned leh..but Kylie had to pee in her pants so I had to shower her too. Tuition teacher was kind enough to allow us to use her bathroom but then do you think she dare to NOT let me meh?? grrrrrrr..I’m not over the last incident and there are new stories about her, always have screaming & shouting arguments with her husband in front of the kids..

After the super duper fast shower, we zoomed off as I was afraid to be caught in the after work “puasa” (fasting period for the Muslims) month horrendous jam. It was only 10 minutes past 5 and I was stuck on Jalan University all the way to Midvalley took us 1 hour when it was actually a less than 10 minute journey!! Kids were complaining they were hungry. The choice of restaurant of course went to Kieran and it was Canton i (I hate going there, no.1 It’s very expensive, No.2 The service is very slow No.3 The service is very bad No.4 The tableware is china and I panic all the time Kylie messes around with the china…). And this comment goes for all the outlets! Well, I guess I can say they are consistent! Why do we keep going there? The food is no doubt the closest to HK style and the kids love the wonton and dim sum…errmmm so do I!!

Dinner was slow despite the fact that it was only 6.30pm with only less than 10 tables occupied. Kylie was a riot as usual, had to warn her so many times and threatened her a million times and finally I had to whack her with chopsticks! Kieran was good throughout and finished his food. However, I have to finish Kylie’s share!

After dinner it was straight to harvesting Pumpkins at the Patch… πŸ˜€ Bought more t shirts and bottoms for Kylie and also Kieran, plus a t shirt each for my nephew and niece, all in 8 pieces for only RM250.75!! They were all 50% plus additional 15% as I bought more than 4 pieces. Good deal leh..

When I was packing the new clothes into the new clothes box (to keep clothes that are still too big and for use later.. πŸ™‚ ), I realised I have bought this same pink pants (above) during the August sales! So I have to take this back either later today or tomorrow…and this means…MORE shopping!!

After my harvest at the Patch, I proceeded to Isetan since there were special weekend Raya Sales! Bought 2 more t shirts from Poney for Kylie at 70% off. I don’t remember Poney offering such high discounts before..max ony 50% off….

The kids were playing with the lego toys and I had to scream for them to come try these beauties…

Osh Kosh shoes at RM69 each pair! A steal right??? The biggest size is just right with about 2 cm space for Kieran, hopefully he can still fit the shoes by CNY next year! Kylie has better size choices, so I bought at least 3 sizes bigger!! Kiasuism at its max was practised here!

On top of the kids stuff, I bought bed linen again..yes O-GAIN! But hor, how could I resist the offer? 400thread count full set, comforter cover plus bedsheet plusΒ  2 pillow cases at RM180! Warao…cheap leh…but I had to buy the matching bolster cover at RM26.70 even after 70% discount! Should have left it out and just use a white cover which I already have..but then again..must have matching matching ones right?????? Urggghhhh..all the excuses I have for shopping!

So after the loot, I still wanted to take a peek at the shoes section and it was “buka puasa” (breaking fast) time and it was soooo quiet. I had to look around for someone to serve me. He disappeared into the store for sooo long and came out with the wrong size! Then again off he went and he felt so bad and apologetic and softly told me that there were no more my size!! Uwahhhhhhhh…The kids were playing shoe sales man and Kylie as customer during the time I was trying out shoes.

Since I couldn’t get any shoes, off we went since I was tired also. Lugged my very heavy shopping loot down to the carpark and found a trolley. The moment I dropped the loot in the trolley, Kylie has to go pee! It was P2 ok..so I told Kieran to stand guard the trolley (mistake cos it should be quite risky to leaveΒ  a 8 year old kid alone in a quiet car park at basement 2 hor??) and hurried Kylie to the toilet.

After paying for the parking ticket, I walked out and suddenly heard Kieran calling out to me, “Mom, mom, mom…” I turned around and saw his face so worried.

K-“Mom, I left my toy at the place…”

Me-Aiya..forget it la..let’s go..

K-No…I want to get it back.. (eyes red swelled with tears by now)

Me-Where did you leave the toy?

K-There..the shoes there…

Me-Ok then you go back yourself and get it. Go up this escalator & then turn to your left (again very bad mom, but the loot was really heavy and I don’t want to lug them there again!) I repeated the directions at least 3 times..

After a while I saw him coming down, eyes all red and tears all welled up..

K-Mom, I can’t find the place..

Me-Did you turn to the right instead?

K-Yes..

Me-Aiyooo..ok ok let’s go

We rushed back towards Isetan and I told him to run ahead and get it while I wait outside. He finally found the toy and off we went to the carpark. Had to hurry as I already paid for the ticket before the running up and down happened. When we reached the car we were all drenched in sweat…gosh..we were totally beat..but Kieran was so relieved that he found his toy..

K-I asked one security guard but he couldn’t help me

Me-What did you ask him?

K-I asked him where was the place which was right in the end and has lots of shoes..

I laughed out loud and said that at both ends of the mall, meaning Isetan and Robinsons, have their ladies shoe sections at the same place but in opposite directions. No wonder the guard can’t help me la….

We had to go back to the office to pick up the maid so all 3 of us showered again as I knew the kids will fall asleep in the car on the way home. Good thing I still had clothes in the office while we always pack pyjamas for the kids for cases like this! Phew…what a long long day…

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14 responses to “Shopping Rendezvous (super long post)

  1. *phew* at last..finished the shopping adventure πŸ™‚ what a great harvest you got at pumpkin patch. πŸ™‚ luckily no parkson there cos you’ll end up with more. there’s 50% to 70% on some of the children’s clothes – benetton/esprit & more πŸ˜‰ btw, 400 thread count? must be reallllllly smooth and soft. bliss eh?

    I also don’t like the canton-i or whatever dragon place because of the slow service and the china tableware. Ashley is always playing with them and give me high blood pressure.

    so…..do update what you bought when u went back to exchange the shorts eh? err..where is pumpkin patch moving to?

  2. O.O

    2 words: pui fook! πŸ˜€

  3. waahhhhh… i will also shop, shop like u!!! we bring the boys shopping almost every wkend, and we will make sure we reach thr latest by 11am *hehe* and no matter how early we try to be home, we always leave the mall 5pm onwards. the poor boys just follow us the whole day πŸ™‚

  4. Wow! The pumpkin patch stuff you got are quite reasonable!! Keng la you.. Nowadays I hardly buy clothing for Ashley… Maybe cause I bought loads when I was at hk n u.s last year… And Aidan gets hand-me-downs from his cousin;)

  5. Wahh..really shopping marathon la you. LOL!!! All worth it even though the mad rush πŸ™‚ .

  6. i felt sweating for you too amah…must hv lost few kilos in these rushes πŸ˜€ but hor, i worry that u left kieran like that wor…..adoi !!
    more sale coming x’mas…go go go, haha

  7. You really really can shop!

    Yeah. You a bit cialatt to leave Kieren in the car park, and also asking him to go up and get his toy himself. You NOT takut someone culik him?
    Only 8 years old wor…
    My friend was knocking on my head when she heard that I allow my 12 year old go to the toilet himself at 1Utama.

  8. You really got good bargains there! I am “gian” here…can’t sit still…ha ha. So tell us how many more pieces u sapu when u went to exchange Kylie’s pink pants! Knowing you…the famous shopperAMAH sure cannot tahan! he he. The oshkosh shoes is such a good buy too! Am thinking of catching the next flight out with or without the kids…ke ke ke…

  9. you get the same expression I reserved for my girls..

    o.O”

  10. Pumpkin Patch sales are really worth it esp when buying in bulk as they throw in additional discounts!

  11. I think all shopping malls needs customers like you…

    Next time you can hold a Garage Sale for Kieran’s and Kylie’s clothing siah!

  12. hehehehe the country needs people like u..always contribute to the economy… n wah..that’s a marathon le..buy so much in limited time..ehhehehe

  13. That’s a whole lot of stuff!! but I lurve great deals too!!!!!!! Slurping at the shoes!!!!!!

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